Sunshine Outdoor Gym equipment similar to that shown in the photo is being installed today and tomorrow at Gray Rec, close by the children's play area. Please be aware and avoid climbing on, or attempting to use the equipment while it's being installed - barriers will be put in place tomorrow and removed as soon as it's safe to use.
The equipment will be ready to use by the weekend and can be used by... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 06 Sep 2021 13:48 by Jackie Clements
It's back! After a year's break due to the Covid 19 pandemic, the Duffield Scarecrow Trail is set to make a welcome return to the village this September.
The Trail will run from 15th to 26th September and the theme this year is Inspiration.
Organisers have already had some great entries but are still looking for more Duffield residents to get involved – either make one on your own or with your... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 06 Sep 2021 13:14 by Jackie Clements
We're very sorry that due to circumstances beyond the Council's control, this event has had to be cancelled.
We hope to run it again at a future date, and will publish information as and when this is confirmed.
Posted: Tue, 31 Aug 2021 10:00 by Jackie Clements
A casual vacancy has arisen in the Parish Council, due to the recent resignation of Cllr Chris Short.
A by-election to fill the vacancy will be held, if any ten local electors from the Parish give notice in writing to the Returning Officer, within 14 days (excluding weekends and bank holidays) from the date the notice was posted - 18th August 2021.
Requests for such an election should be addressed to... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 18 Aug 2021 10:14 by Jackie Clements
Over 350 tickets were sold to Duffield Parish Council's first outdoor theatre event at Eyes Meadow. Despite ominous forecasts of storms, the weather behaved itself and lots of you were able to enjoy the adventures of Jip the Dog, Dab Dab the Duck, Gub Gub the Pig, Polynesia the Parrot and of course Doctor Dolittle himself, performed by the award-winning Illyria theatre group.
Our thanks go to all those... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 15:11 by Jackie Clements
Duffield's neighbouring Parish Council in Hazelwood is seeking an enterprising individual to start their own business running a community café.
Hazelwood Parish Council is looking for someone who can provide a welcoming environment for residents and visitors as well as establish a highly professional operation. The exact arrangements can be somewhat flexible dependent upon the individual, but... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 12:16 by Jackie Clements
Don't forget our exciting outdoor theatre event featuring the award-winning Illyria, 'The Further Adventures of Doctor Dolittle', is taking place tomorrow at 2pm. The weather is forecast to be dry and it's not too late to join in the fun! Tickets can be purchased online right up to the start of the performance using this link: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/illyria/t-zrkmpk
Tickets can also now be purchased... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 24 Jul 2021 21:18 by Jackie Clements
Thanks to the Football Foundation (the Premier League, the FA and Government's charity that helps communities improve their local football facilities through football grants), the Parish Council has secured funding that will provide new football goalposts at Eyes Meadow, home to Duffield Dynamos and Allestree FC.
Bloomin' Gardens will be our partner in overseeing the work which should begin soon - watch... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 07 Jul 2021 13:37 by Jackie Clements
Groundwork Nottingham have produced a consultation questionnaire to consider proposals that have been drawn up to undertake tree planting at Ecclesbourne Meadow - the field that borders Gray Recreation Ground behind Ecclesbourne Meadows road. The link below takes you directly to the questions and shows the proposed masterplan.
200 questionnaires have also been hand... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 26 May 2021 16:59 by Jackie Clements
Award Winning Outdoor Theatre Company Illyria brings The Further Adventures of Doctor Dolittle to Eyes Meadow, Duffield on 25th July, 2021 - the show starts at 2pm.
Tickets are now available at www.illyria.co.uk and cost £6.50 adult; £3 child (5-16), under 5s FREE (but do still need a ticket - available on the website).
Following the phenomenal success of 2018's tour of The Adventures of... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 19 May 2021 16:39 by Jackie Clements